Notepad++ spellchecker (environmental variables path issue)


  1. Posts : 114
    10.1
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    Notepad++ spellchecker (environmental variables path issue)


    I am following this video tutorial but my issue starts at 3:18 (3min18seconds) into the video. I click environmental variables just like shown in the video, I scroll to "path" and click Edit. Instead of opening the single dialog box like his seen at 3:37 into the video, It opens a new list dialog box of many different files shown in this screenshot: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet (my screenshot).

    On my screenshot you can see "Path" on the left and then the right dialog opens when I click "edit". Instead of a single dialog opening like the video shows.

    The video: Installing Spell-Checker Plugin for Notepad++ - YouTube

    The screenshot (mine): Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet

    Any ideas? Im stuck on this step.
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  2. dalchina's Avatar
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    I think all you're seeing in Win 10 is a more sophisticated environmental variable editor that lists each separate item in PATH to deskill edits, rather than listing them contiguously in a single line with ; separators.

    To add, click New

    The video is for Win 8
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  3. Posts : 114
    10.1
    Thread Starter
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    Im not sure how but somehow in the mess of it, I managed to get spellcheck to work on notepad++ so im not going to bother continuing this process. Thank you for the response dalechina.
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  4. dalchina's Avatar
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    Good- thanks for letting us know. Please mark solved if not already.
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